Those of you with long memories will remember Ford’s first foray into electric bicycles back in 2000 with the Th!nk lineup of electric cars and pedal-assisted bicycles. In the decade and a half since, Th!nk was sold and re-sold before finally dying in Indiana, and Ford has teamed up with Pedego to make a retro […]
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This streamlined, carbon fiber shelled street missile just blasted its way into the speed record books by hitting 85.71 MPH on human power alone!
Protected bike lanes keep riders safe and secure, but that’s especially true in climates that face cold, icy winters!
Oslo plans to eliminate cars from its city center by 2019. In all, 350,000 cars will be affected. It will build new public transit and bike paths, instead.
A new nationwide US survey has found that protected bike lanes equipped with physical barriers can have a major impact upon the usage of bicycles by residents, due to the enhanced sense of reassurance they provide to prospective cyclists. (This finding is probably the 500th time this conclusion has been made by scientific research.) The survey […]
Hand-made from recycled wood and chromoly steel, the Horse Brand sidecar bike is ready to carry your cool stuff all over the boardwalk!
A leading bikesharing program plans to significantly expand its reach across the US capital, enhancing access to pedal-powered vehicles amongst the city’s commuters. Capital Bikeshare has unveiled plans to deploy 8 more bikeshare stops to the Arlington area by the start of next year — a radical increase compared to the single station that currently operates on North Meade Street at the Iwo Jima Memorial. The new stations, situated […]
German electrical giant Bosch is launching an all new pedal-assist unit that can convert almost any bike into a green monster with 75 lb-ft of torque!
The historic city of Zurich wants to welcome tourists from around the world- as long as they leave their cars back home.
Inside this flat-pack box are all the raw materials you need to build a bamboo bicycle frame from scratch. All you need to add is the epoxy!
America’s cities are embracing bike rental as a safe, healthier transportation option for commuters, and Seattle is the latest city to adopt the trend!
Finland’s capital city of Helsinki plans to use a combination of ride-sharing, city buses, bike rentals, and advanced dispatch software to kill the car.
Bike rental kiosks are popping up all over the US, and more than 23 million people have taken a ride. But what’s most impressive: is 0 of them have died.
The Spanish city of Madrid is making moves to ban cars in the heart of its downtown neighborhoods by 2020 – which isn’t that far away! What city is next?
Virtue just released a 200 lb. enclosed bicycle that doesn’t do much to protect you from puddles or overflowing sewer grates, but it sure does look cool!
Mercedes’ Smart division is getting set to launch a Smart electric bicycle line in the US, and it’s got a snazzy new commercial to help make it successful.
Meet the Arion1 velomobile- set to become the world’s fastest bicycle later this year when students from the University of Liverpool take it to 90 MPH at Battle Mountain, NV.
Richard Hallett calls his new book, The Bike, Deconstructed, a grand tour of the modern bicycle. The book itself features page after page of beautiful photography and carefully-drawn cutaways.
The EdgeRunner cargo bike combines a passenger seat and a bike rack into a “long-tail” cargo bike that promises nimble handling in a affordable package.
It’s a tough economy out there, and many competent people with under-utilized educations are finding it hard to get a job that “fits” their goals. As such, many “millenials” are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit with tools like Kickstarter, IndiGoGo, and Etsy, among others. Some, however, still appreciate the brick-and-mortar approach, and want to contribute to […]